Master the New-Look
ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Credit Suisse Bond Bankers Changing Seats

Credit Suisse has lost a key member of its securitization team, while gaining another.

Read more.


Synchrony Eyes Costco Credit-Card Portfolio

Synchrony Financial is talking to investment bankers about a possible takeover of Costco Wholesale’s credit-card portfolio from American...

Read more.


Clayton Shakes Up Deal-Monitor Discussions

Clayton Holdings is making an aggressive play for a formal role in the development of a “benchmark” mortgage-bond offering.

Read more.


Outlook Shifts for Mortgage-Agency Reform

Has the federal government largely completed its overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Read more.


Navient Hunting for Private-Loan Suppliers

Navient is seeking new sources of private student loans, a move that would position the operation as a more active issuer of asset-backed bonds.

Read more.


New Role for JP Morgan's Auto Banker

The executive who positioned J.P. Morgan as the leading underwriter of auto-loan bonds is taking another job at the bank.

Read more.


WinWater Issuing Team Lands Market Vet

Longtime mortgage-bond professional Ketan Parekh has resurfaced at WinWater Home Mortgage, assuming an immediate role in the company’s securitization...

Read more.


Fried-Chicken Chain Cooks Up Bond Deal

The owner of the Church’s Chicken and Texas Chicken fast-food chains is planning a securitization of its whole-business cashflows.

Read more.


Agency Sales of Nonperformers Poised to Soar

Efforts by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce their holdings of nonperforming mortgages could soon gain traction, setting the stage for a rush of...

Read more.


Bond Buyers See Promise in Pre-Crisis IOs

More investors are jumping on securities backed by interest-only mortgages written on the eve of the credit crisis.

Read more.


Bingham Team Eyes Morgan Lewis Clients

The takeover of Bingham McCutchen by Morgan Lewis gives Bingham’s industry-leading securitization practice additional resources to expand its client...

Read more.


CLO Maturities Poised to Peak, Then Plunge

The volume of collateralized loan obligations reaching maturity is set to increase again next year, followed by a steep dropoff.

Read more.
RSS Feed